The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
They say I do not have the qualifications to be president, that I do not have education. Well, I would never divide the Liberian people.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.